Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection – A man whose company has been running a mob-backed Ponzi scheme is put into witness protection. He and his family must stay at his Aunt Madea's house down South. Stars Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Romeo, Denise Richards and Doris Roberts. Rated PG-13.
Ted - John Bennett is a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish... and has refused to leave his side ever since. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane (voice of Ted). Rated R.
People Like Us – A salesman returns home to put his dead father’s estate in order, and learns secrets about his estranged family. Stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde. Rated PG-13.
Magic Mike - Set in the world of male strippers, Mike takes a young dancer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. Stars Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Riley Keough (daughter of Lisa Marie Presley). Rated R (explicit content)
No charges in leak of Rihanna beating photo
Two Los Angeles police officers won't face criminal charges for leaking a photo of Rihanna's bruised and beaten face in Feb 2009. Prosecutors can’t prove TMZ paid for the photos. There is no money trail. The two officers will appear before disciplinary panels in August.
Ann Curry out, Savannah Guthrie ready to take over “Today”
NBC this morning is expected to announce Savannah Guthrie is the new co-host of the “Today” show. Ann Curry announced on-air yesterday that yesterday was her last day. She will be part of an investigative team that reports stories on all NBC media.
Stars Turn Out To Party With Elton John
Adam Lambert, Naomi Watts, and Matthew Morrison were among stars who attended Elton John's annual fundraising party last night. The annual White Tie and Tiara Ball took place at the Rocket Man's estate in Windsor, England. It benefits the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Snoop Dogg Busted By Drug-Sniffing Dog In Norwegian Airport
Snoop Dogg was briefly detained in Norway after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash. He was fined $8,600 for the violations. He performed last night at a musical festival in the southern town of Kristiansand.
PETA picks 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebs
PETA has put Woody Harrelson and Jessica Chastain at the top of its annual Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities list. The vegan duo bested a field of 100 of Hollywood's "hottest herbivores." Chastain had vegan fried chicken prepared for her on the set of The Help.
Dixie Chick Emily Robison Expecting Fourth Child
A new little chick is on the way…Emily Robison is expecting her fourth child. The baby is due in early September. This will be her first child with boyfriend Martin Strayer. She has 3 children with ex-husband Charlie Robison.
Ludacris 8th album due out Sept 11
Ludacris will soon release his new album 'Ludaversal'. He hopes fans of his unique style of rapping will see a new side to him. It’s his 8th album. He says the new sound is heavily influenced by his travels around the globe. The album is to be released on September 11.
Paris Hilton Invites Disabled Child To Her Home
Paris Hilton showed off her caring side on Thursday by spending time with a wheelchair-bound child. She met with 6-year-old Oran as part of her volunteer work for the Starlight Children's Foundation. The Foundation grants wishes for seriously ill children.
Johnny Depp has new girlfriend
Johnny Depp is dating his "Rum Diary" co-star Amber Heard. Depp and French model-actress Vanessa Paradis ended their 14-year relationship last week. The relationship began last year when they were promoting "The Rum Diary." Depp and Paradis were estranged.
Eva Longoria Splits With Eduardo Cruz
Eva Longoria has split with Eduardo Cruz. Their on-off relationship lasted 16 months. They began dating after Eva split with her husband Tony Parker. Eva recently revealed she was going on a ''new journey'' in her life following the end of “Desperate Housewives.”
Mark Wahlberg Felt 'Ridiculous' Filming Ted
Mark Wahlberg felt ''ridiculous'' filming the fight scene in his new film 'Ted'. The scene took 3 days to film and saw Mark wrestling with empty space or a prop. The bad-tempered, beer-guzzling teddy was edited in using CGI. Seth McFarlane said it came together very well.
Jennifer Aniston And George Clooney Reunite
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux boarded a private jet with George Clooney and Stacy Keibler on Wednesday. They got on the aircraft in Switzerland. George and Brad Pitt enjoyed dinner & drinks together at an Italian restaurant in England Tuesday night.
Usher Obtains Restraining Order Against Stalker
Usher is being stalked by a woman who is convinced she is married to him. He has obtained a restraining order against 26 year old Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw. She turned up uninvited at his home twice. He is planning to request the temporary order be made permanent.
Eddie Van Halen reveals that was his guitar riff in Back To The Future
Remember the movie “Back To The Future?” In one scene, Marty McFly, in a radiation suit, pops in a cassette tape in his Walkman & plays noise to his dad. We now know who did the music. Eddie Van Halen revealed yesterday he did the guitar riff.
Film academy makes hairstyling eligible for Oscar
Hollywood hairstylists are now officially eligible for the industry's most coveted hardware: the Oscar. The Academy Award for makeup will now be known as the makeup and hairstyling award. The 85th Academy Awards will be presented February 24, 2013.
Jennifer Hudson's Son Could Sing At Wedding
Jennifer Hudson's son may sing at her wedding to David Otunga. 3-year-old David Daniel Otunga Jr. is excited about taking part in their upcoming ceremony. Jennifer says he sings all the time: “music is a huge part of our household. It's how I communicate with him.”
'Today' co-host Ann Curry bids farewell today, but staying with NBC
Ann Curry says goodbye this morning on NBC's Today show. But she isn’t going anywhere. She has a new contract to head a 7-person special assignment unit. They will report news for all NBC media. Savannah Guthrieis expected to be Matt’s new co-anchor.
NBC says Natalie Morales not angry, will keep reading the News for “Today”
Despite reports in the New York media, Natalie Morales is not leaving the Today show. NBC says Morales will continue as the show’s chief news-reader. She’s been with the show 6 years. The network says reports she’s angry at being passed over again are false.
Justin Bieber's 'Believe' is the biggest debut of the year
Justin Bieber’s "Believe" debuts on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 1. That makes his fourth No. 1 album, joining "My World 2.0," "Never Say Never: The Remixes" and "Under the Mistletoe." He hits the road in September, playing 45 cities in four months.
Club in Chris Brown-Drake fight loses liquor license
New York nightclub W.i.P. is shut down. Its liquor license has been revoked. The club is where a fight broke out between Chris Brown and Drake’s entourage June 14. There have been nearly a dozen altercations at the club since March.
Miss Virginia 2012 pageant live 3 nights on web
Pageant fans can watch this year's Miss Virginia pageant every evening on the pageant website.Preliminary competitions are tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30. The new Miss Virginia will be crowned Saturday. It will be broadcast locally on cable channel 4.
Jordin Sparks Performs At Children's Hospital
Jordin Sparks cheered up sick children in a Memphis, Tennessee hospital last week by staging a surprise show. She visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Friday and performed a 90-minute set.She also visited with youngsters on the wards.
Bon Jovi and Warren Buffet share the stage in an unlikely ukulele duet
Jon Bon Jovi and Warren Buffett shared a stage Tuesday at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy. Both played "The Glory of Love" on a Ukulele. The song was popularized by Bette Midler. Bon Jovi also spoke at the event and co-hosted an end-of-night reception.
Kellie Pickler Volunteers At Food Bank
Kellie Pickler took time out from her busy schedule on Tuesday to volunteer at a food bank in Tennessee.She is spokesperson for the Hunger-Free Summer drive, in association with the Feeding America organization. She helped pack bags full of food for the needy.
Michael Jackson's tiger dies of lung cancer
A tiger that belonged to Michael Jackson at his Neverland ranch has died of lung cancer at a wildlife preserve in California.The 13-year-old tiger was named Thriller. It was sent there in 2006. Jackson never called to check on the tiger & never sent any money for its care.
Lamar Odom Almost Missed Khloe Kardashian Birthday
Khloe Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom almost missed her birthday celebrations. She turned 28 yesterday. His flight to L.A. was delayed. He arrived late. She received numerous best wishes online. She shared back: ''Heading to a Birthday surprise from my hubby :)''
Rihanna Evacuated From Hotel Fire
Rihanna was evacuated from a hotel fire in London early Wednesday morning. She and 300 guests were sent outside after a blaze broke out in an elevator lift shaft. It was quickly put out. Rihanna tweeted fans a picture of herself bundled up in the back of a taxi.
Rod Stewart recording Christmas duets CD with Buble, Cee Lo
Rod Stewart will release his first holiday duets collection, Merry Christmas, Baby, this fall. He’s also releasing a memoir about the same time. He reunites with Stevie Nicks on their Heart & Soul tour in July, and resumes his residency at Caesars Palace in September.
Actor Don Grady, Robbie on 'My Three Sons,' dies at 68
If you were around in the 1960s, you might remember the popular TV show “My Three Sons.” Actor Don Grady died of cancer Wednesday at the age of 68. He played Robbie Douglas, & was an original Mouseketeer at age 13. He and wife Ginny had 2 children.
Foxx, Tarantino to present BET Awards
Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, Tyler Perry and Laz Alonzo are to be presenters at the BET Awards this weekend in Los Angeles. Samuel L. Jackson is to serve as the host. Performers include D'Angelo, Usher, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean.
Alec Baldwin Returning To Broadway
Alec Baldwin is heading back to Broadway next spring. He will portray a mobster who is kidnapped and held hostage by two troubled brothers. He is also developing a new Broadway musical, in which he plans to star as a wannabe song and dance man.
R. Kelly Cancels Appearances Due To Health Problems
R. Kelly cancelled all public events yesterday to promote his new book “Soulacoaster.” His rep said he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal chords. He is in Chicago. The book launch is postponed.
Paula Deen drops 30 lbs. with 'small changes'
Paula Deenhas slimmed down, losing 30 lbs.She simply changed her eating - no more mashed potatoes; lots more fish and salad. She has Type 2 diabetes. She told People Magazine, "If you make a few small changes, they can add up to big results."
Nathan Followill To Become A Father
Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is expecting his first child with wife Jessie Baylin. The baby is due in December. His brother and bandmate Caleb welcomed daughter Dixie Pearl with wife Lily Aldridge on June 21. Kings of Leon are currently on a hiatus.
Controversial singing soldier cut from 'America's Got Talent'
The singing former soldier on “America’s Got Talent” is out. Timothy Michael Poe had claimed he was injured in Afghanistan in 2009. His military records made no mention of it. He was dismissed on last night’s show, which was filmed in Las Vegas last month.
Blackstreet founders settle suit with former members
Two former members of the R&B group Blackstreet have settled a lawsuit with founders Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal. Mark Middleton and Eric Williams cannot call themselves Blackstreet when performing. Blackstreet produced four albums in the 1990s.
50 Cent in car accident, released from hospital
50 Cent is out of the hospital after being injured in a car accident in New York Tuesday morning. His SUV was rear-ended by a truck on the Long Island Expressway. He was treated for minor neck and back injuries. His driver was also treated and released.
Charlie Sheen did not trash a hotel room over the weekend
Us Weekly reported Charlie Sheen trashed a hotel room in New York City with a bunch of female escorts. A source told the mag he was banned. They may have to apologize. He was with ex-wife Denise & their daughters. Their room was left in “pristine condition.”
Rihanna Bodyguard Punches Photographer
Rihanna's bodyguard was involved in a physical altercation with the paparazzi. A photographer got too close to the singer while she was in London Sunday night. The bodyguard knocked him down. Rihanna is working on new material during her stay.
Van Morrison to release new album in October
Van Morrison is releasing a new album on Oct. 2 called “Born to Sing: No Plan B.” His last album was in 2009, the concert album “Live at the Hollywood Bowl.” He is best known for the hits “Brown Eyed Girl,” “Moondance,” “Have I Told You Lately,” & “Into The Mystic.”
Aerosmith Push Back Album To Avoid Tough Chart Battle
Aerosmith have pushed back the release date of their new album to avoid a chart showdown with other big names this summer. The group has been working on new material since last July. The album “Music From Another Dimension” is now due for release Nov 6.
'General Hospital' gets new time slot
Daytime soap "General Hospital" will air an hour earlier starting in September. The series will be broadcast at 2 p.m. Katie Couric's new syndicated daytime talk show will air at 3. "General Hospital" will celebrate 50 years on April 1, 2013.
Robin Roberts boosts bone marrow registrants
The national bone marrow donation registry says the rate of new registrants has more than doubled. Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts said on June 11 she'll need a transplant this fall. She now wears an armband to cover up where she receives meds.
Canada’s “Rookie Blue” a big hit in the USA
There apparently are a lot of fans of a Canadian police show. “Rookie Blue” is shot in Toronto over summer, and airs across Canada. Three years ago, it started airing in America on ABC. The show has been a success. It has been green-lighted a 4th season in the USA.
Berry Gordy to bring Motown to Broadway
Motown founder Berry Gordy is getting ready to bring the story of his label, and the songs that helped define it, to the stage. “Motown the Musical” is set to open on Broadway in the spring of 2013. The show will trace the rise of Motown’s biggest stars. Gordy will produce.
Do you really really want it? Spice Girls reunite to announce new musical
The Spice Girls reunited onstage yesterday for the first public appearance since 2008. A musical based on their songs will open in London in the fall. “Viva Forever” will tell the story of the 4 friends who enter a TV talent show. It opens Nov 27 in London's Piccadilly Theatre.
Teacher booted from Kenny Chesney concert for resembling singer
Tennessee teacher Nathan Blankenship was booted out of Kenny Chesney's Nashville-area show on Saturday. He is a dead-ringer for the country-music star. People want to take his picture. Chesney’s management will refund his $200 ticket and send him CDs.
Kris Jenner Confident After Facelift
Kris Jenner is more confident since having a facelift. She is 56. She went under the knife last year ahead of her daughter Kim Kardashian's doomed wedding. She insists she will never become a ''plastic surgery attic,'' but hasn't ruled out more cosmetic procedures.
Jason Lee's wife gives birth to a son
“My Name Is Earl’s” Jason Lee is a dad, for a 3rd time. Wife Karen has given birth to a son in Los Angeles. Baby Sonny Lee was born June 16. The couple married in 2008 and are also parents to daughter Casper, age 3. He also has an 8-year-old son with an ex-girlfriend.
Nora Ephron, writer-filmmaker, dies at 71
Author and filmaker Nora Ephron has died at age 71. As a screenwriter, she was nominated 3 times for Academy Awards, for "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle." She wrote openly about her difficult childhood, and her failed relationships.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter– (Fiction) AbeLincoln watches his mother's murder at the hands of a vampire. The death sends Lincoln on a two-pronged mission: Kill vampires and be president, in that order. Rated R. (No big-name talent)
Brave - a skilled archer named Merida defies an age-old custom, causing chaos in her kingdom. After consulting an elderly wise woman for help, her family becomes cursed and Merida is forced to undo the spell herself before it is too late. Features the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, & Julie Walters. Rated PG.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - When news breaks that a laser, sent to space to protect Earth from an asteroid impact, has failed at its mission, a man hits the road in search of his high school sweetheart. Stars Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Patton Oswalt and William Petersen. Rated R.
Katy Perry's Twitter Followers Get Concert Movie Sneak Peek
Katy Perry is offering her Twitter followers the chance to catch a sneak peek of her new 3D concert movie Part Of Me. The movie will be screened in 100 cinemas July 2. A special hashtag will direct fans to a site where they can buy tickets for the advance showings.
American Idol Runner-Up In Talks For Glee Role
American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez is in talks to join the cast of Glee. She lost out to Phillip Phillips last month. Glee creator Ryan Murphy thinks she would be great in his show. She is 16. Series regular Amber Riley auditioned for Idol during the second season.
Meredith Vieira turns down offer to replace Ann Curry
NBC secretly offered Meredith Vieira a contract to replace Ann Curry on the "Today" show. She turned them down. The offer was made two weeks ago. Meredith doesn’t want to return to the show she anchored for 6 years. The frontrunner is news reader Savannah Guthrie.
Jennifer Aniston Reportedly Offered 8-Figure Deal
Jennifer Aniston is in negotiations for an 8 figure deal to be the spokeswoman for Aveeno. The company sells all-natural skin and hair care products. The current face of the brand is Dutch model-actress Daniella van Graas. Jennifer would represent “effortless beauty.”
Jolie donates $100K on World Refugee Day
Angelina Jolie holds a special place in her heart for the world's millions of refugees. She also holds a special place in her wallet for that group. On World Refugee Day Wednesday, she filmed a special message and donated $100,000 to show refugees how much she cares.
Will.I.Am Gives $500,000 To The Prince's Trust
Will.i.am has donated $500,000 to The Prince's Trust charity. That’s his wages for being a mentor on the UK’s version of 'The Voice.' The donation will help deprived children get training and start up businesses. He said, ''I wanted to give something back.”
Justin Bieber: One Direction Collaboration Will Be Great
Justin Bieber says his collaboration with One Direction is ''going to be great''. He will record a track on the band's second album. The group has also extended an invitation to Rihanna, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez to collaborate on a future project.
Lil Wayne Scores 100Th Hit On America's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
Lil Wayne is only the third artist to score 100 hits on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. He enters the chart at 57 with his Rick Ross, Drake and French Montana collaboration Pop That. Jay Z leads all rappers with 108 chart titles. James Brown tops all artists with 111.
Snooki Reassures Fans: Even Sober, ‘I’m Still A Nut Job’
Although we’ll be seeing a softer side of Snooki on her new reality show, “Snooki & JWoww,” she says she’s “still a nut job.” “I’m going to go out some nights, but your baby is your life now and I’m excited to be a mom!” “Snooki & JWoww” premieres June 21 at 10 PM on MTV.
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin buy Spectacular Mansion
Gwyneth Paltrow is in escrow on one of the most spectacular estates on the westside of L.A. She and Chris martin paid $10.4M. It was built last year, and the price was reduced from $12M. The house has 6 bedrooms and 8 baths, and includes a stable.
Charlie Sheen To Star As U.S. President In Machete Sequel
Charlie Sheen's career comeback continues - he's been cast as the U.S. President in Robert Rodriguez's Machete sequel. The film, due for release next year, stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard and Zoe Saldana.
'Sesame Street' movie in the works
20th Century Fox is developing a film based on "Sesame Street." The series premiered in 1969 and is a mix of live-action, animation and Jim Henson puppets. The show inspired two previous movies: "Follow That Bird" in 1985 and "Elmo in Grouchland" in 1999.
Bristol Palin says no sex until marriage
Bristol Palin, whose new Lifetime show tanked badly, says she won’t have physical relations until after marriage. She is engaged to pipeline worker Giacinto Paoletti, also 21. She broke off 2 engagements to son Tripp's father, Levi Johnston. She had Tripp at age 17.
Actor Ralph Waite is 84. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson is 76. Movie director John Korty is 76. Actor Michael Lerner is 71. Broadcast journalist Brit Hume is 69. Singer Peter Asher (Peter and Gordon) is 68. Actor Andrew Rubin is 66. Actor David L. Lander is 65. Singer Howard "Eddie" Kaylan is 65. Singer-musician Todd Rundgren is 64. Actress Meryl Streep is 63. Actress Lindsay Wagner is 63. Singer Alan Osmond is 63. Actor Murphy Cross is 62. Actor Graham Greene is 60. Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is 59. Actor Chris Lemmon is 58. Rock musician Derek Forbes is 56. Actor Tim Russ is 56. Rock musician Garry Beers (INXS) is 55. Actor-producer-writer Bruce Campbell is 54. Rock musician Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies) is 53. Actress Tracy Pollan is 52. Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is 52. Rock singer-musician Jimmy Somerville is 51. Author Dan Brown ("The Da Vinci Code") is 48. Rock singer-musician Mike Edwards (Jesus Jones) is 48. Rock singer Steven Page is 42.
Actor Michael Trucco is 42. Actress Mary Lynn Rajskub (RYS'-kub) is 41. TV personality Carson Daly is 39. Rock musician Chris Traynor is 39. Country musician Jimmy Wallace is 39. Actor Donald Faison (FAY'-zahn) is 38. Actress Alicia Goranson is 38. TV personality/actor Jai Rodriguez is 33. Actress Lindsay Ridgeway is 27.
Courteney Cox is seeking to legally drop her husband's name once their divorce is finalized. Both filed their paperwork within a minute of each other Friday. Both cite irreconcilable differences. Both are seeking custody of their 8-year-old daughter.
Jay Z Lands Director Role Of New York Super Arena
Rap mogul Jay Z has another high-powered job. He will be director of the Barclays Center in New York. The huge arena, under construction in Brooklyn, will be home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. He will be one of 7 directors for the venue.
Russell Brand Dating Katy Perry Lookalike
Russell Brand is dating Katy Perry lookalike Emily Hartridge, a British TV host. They met at London's Dorchester Hotel. He threw cake at her during an interview, then licked it off her arm. He asked for her number…and got it. His divorce from Katy Perry is final next month.
Kanye West L.A. home Burglarized
Kanye West’s home in Los Angeles was burglarized Tuesday morning around 6:30. One of his entourage staying there called police. Kanye is in England on tour with Jay-Z. His home is up for sale, but his belongings are still there. They are being inventoried for loss.
Police to question Justin Bieber about altercation
Justin Bieber will be questioned by police over his alleged brawl with a photographer. He was involved in an altercation with a photographer while leaving a shopping center in Calabasses, California in May. Witnesses say the photographer blocked the car.
Madonna moons audience at Rome concert
In Rome on Tuesday, Madonna yanked down her black pants, revealing her posterior in a lacy, G-string bottom. It happened during her striptease song “Human Nature.” In Istanbul last week, she exposed a breast during the song, outraging some.
Simon Le Bon Still Baffled By Jubilee Gig Snub
Duran Duran was not invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Concert. Simon Le Bon doesn’t know why, but enjoyed the concert on TV. They will perform at the opening of the London Olympics. Duran Duran was Princess Diana's favorite group.
Charlie Sheen calls 'Anger Management' his acting 'swan song'
Charlie Sheen hopes to film 100 episodes of his new sitcom "Anger Management" over the next few years. After that? His life will be "soccer games and amusement parks" with his kids. He sees the show as a "swan song" to his acting career. The show premieres June 28.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Denied Early Release From Prison
Incarcerated boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has had his request to be freed from jail early down by a judge. He checked into prison May 12 for a 3-month stint for a domestic violence charge. He says jail food and water is putting his fitness at risk.
Jason Aldean fined for swimming in dangerous Gulf
Country music star Jason Aldean has been fined for swimming in dangerous conditions at a Florida Panhandle beach. He was among 19 people cited for going in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday. Double red flags were up for dangerous rip currents. The fine is $100.
Lindsay Lohan Sued For $16,000
Lindsay Lohan is being sued for $16,000. A paparazzi has filed a lawsuit claiming she hit him with her vehicle in 2010 outside an L.A. nightclub. The money would cover medical expenses and lost wages. A judge has set a hearing for August 7.
Jerry Lewis, 86, collapses from low blood sugar
Comedy icon Jerry Lewis was transported to a Manhattan hospital after collapsing at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Lewis, who is 86, was to accept an award and present one to Tom Cruise at a gala Tuesday night. He was treated for low blood sugar and released.
R. Kelly owes $4.8 million in back taxes
The IRS says singer R. Kelly owes $4.8 million in back taxes. He failed to file between 2005 and 2010. He owes the most from 2005…$1.4 million. His rep said, "R. Kelly is in the process of working everything out and is confident all his obligations will be satisfied."
David Arquette files for divorce from Courtney Cox
David Arquette has filed for divorce from Courtney Cox. He cited irreconcilable differences in his petition to end the couple's 12-year marriage. They have a 7-year-old daughter, and he is seeking joint custody. They announced their separation in October 2010.
Phillip Phillips’ family pawn shop robbed while he recovers
The family of "American Idol" champ Phillip Phillips learned yesterday their pawn shop in Georgia was broken into. Thieves took everything, including the cash register. They broke thru a door with a backhoe. The family is in California helping Phillip recover from surgery.
Kris Humphries Ex Demands Apology
Kris Humphries' former girlfriend has demanded a public apology for bad-mouthing her in the press. Myla Sinanaj's attorney claims she hasn’t asked for any money. He says Kris contacted her repeatedly since January. She works at a hotel, where they met in January.
Lindsay Lohan was speeding, signs to do racy movie with porn actor
Lindsay Lohan will likely be cited for speeding in last Friday’s accident. Her Porsche ran into the back of a truck. Police found alcohol in the trunk, but none in her system. Meanwhile, she has signed to do racy youth flick “The Canyons” with adult film actor James Deen.
Khloe Kardashian to undergo fertility treatment
Khloe Kardashian is undergoing fertility treatment. She went to ART Reproductive Center in Beverly Hills Monday to start the process. Doctors are evaluating her hormone levels. So far, she and husband Lamar have not been able to conceive.
Alec Baldwin To Marry At The End Of The Month
Alec Baldwin is set to marry fiance Hilaria Thomas at the end of the month. They will tie the knot at New York's Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in a Catholic ceremony June 30. He is 54, she is 28. They’ve been dating a year.
Chris Cornell Backs Adele For Bond Theme
Rocker Chris Cornell has branded Adele the "perfect choice" to sing the new Bond theme tune. The Soundgarden frontman recorded the lead track for “Casino Royale” in 2006. He suggests she record the vocals for the next superspy installment, “Skyfall.”
Alyson Hannigan Gives Birth
Alyson Hannigan has announced the birth of her second daughter. She and husband Alexis Denisof welcomed Keeva Jane on May 23. Sister Satyana is age 3. Alyson plays Lily on the sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother.' She and Alexis married in 2003.
Jada Pinkett Smith Gives Miley Cyrus Marriage Advice
Jada Pinkett Smith has given Miley Cyrus advice about getting married young. She and Will Smith have been married 15 years. She says the young couple must be friends first. Their relationship will transform & change over the years. Miley is 19, fiancé Liam is 22.
'Jersey Shore’s' top stars get huge raises for Season 6
It pays to party at the Jersey Shore. Snooki, DJ Pauly D and The Situation are making $150,000 per episode. Newest cast member Deena makes the least amount: $40,000 per episode. The "Shore" kids started out as unknowns in 2009 making $10,000 per episode.
Portia de Rossi is the new Lily Munster in 'Mockingbird Lane'
Portia de Rossi has signed to play Lily Munster in NBC's reboot of "The Munsters." Jerry O'Connell plays her husband Herman in "Mockingbird Lane." The show is scheduled for mid-season. The original black-& white series aired on CBS for 70 episodes in the mid 1960s.
Tom Bergeron to host PBS' 'A Capitol Fourth'
PBS is again planning a blowout concert to celebrate the country's 236th birthday. A Capitol Fourth will welcome a new host - Tom Bergeron will preside over the festivities. Some 20 cameras will capture the fireworks over the city. It will be broadcast live on PBS stations.
Avril Lavigne Debuts Half-Shaved Hair Style
Avril Lavigne showed off her wild side while promoting her new clothing line Monday…by debuting a partly-shaven head. She made an appearance in Paris to promote her fashion range “Abbey Dawn.” She sported a punk style, with one side clipped close to the scalp.
L.A. Reid: 'I Would Have Voted For Britney’
Britney Spears would have won The X Factor had she competed as a teen. She is a new judge on the panel. Fellow judge L.A. Reid insists she's the perfect addition, because of her talent and experience. He told Tmz.com, "If I was a judge she would have won."
Mark Wahlberg Heading Back To School
Mark Wahlberg is studying online to get his high school diploma. He quit at age 13. After a stint behind bars for assault, he became a model and pop star before making it in Hollywood. He is a spokesman for a program that encourages kids to stay in school.
Official: Kate Walsh leaving 'Private Practice'
Kate Walsh has announced she is leaving "Private Practice," the show built around her “Grey’s Anatomy” character. Next season, the 6th, will be her last. ABC has ordered only 13 episodes. Tim Daly is also out. The show has a loyal fan following, but ratings are down.
NeNe Leaks Set to Launch Fashion Line
Atlanta Real Housewife NeNe Leakes has inked a deal to create a fashion line and accessories. She has a recurring role on Glee, & appeared on Celebrity Apprentice. She also founded Twisted Hearts, a charity devoted to bring awareness to domestic violence.
200,000 show up for Justin Bieber concert in Mexico
Over 200,000 fans showed up in rain to see Justin Bieber perform outdoors in Mexico City last night. Most were "tween" girls. He was accompanied by 5 dancers in neon colors. Four giant screens showed his music videos. The concert closed with fireworks and confetti.
Lady Gaga OK after concussion from stage accident
Lady Gaga was photographed getting off a plane in Australia Monday after being popped on the head in concert in New Zealand Sunday. Her makeup artist confirmed she has a concussion, but is doing OK. Her concert tour now visits several cities in Australia.
Phillip Phillips to be released from hospital today
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips will be released from the hospital today. He is recovering from kidney stone surgery. But a stint placed in the kidney became infected. Surgeons had to cut it out with a laser. He’ll be on the idol tour starting July 6 in Detroit.
Mario Lopez won't be 'Dancing With the Stars' again
Mario Lopez has decided not to participate in the all-stars reunion on the next DWTS. He said he’s “too busy.” The cast has not been announced. He lost to Emmitt Smith on season 3. He revealed on national TV in April that "DWTS" was doing an all-stars season in the fall.
Lindsay tells cops she wasn’t driving Porsche in wreck
Lindsay Lohan told police her assistant was driving the Porsche that slammed into a truck on the Pacific Coast Highway. She forgot to mention that to her assistant, who told them Lindsay was driving. She could be prosecuted for lying and her probation revoked.
Chris Brown releases 'Don't Wake Me Up' video
Chris Brown has released the music video for his latest single "Don't Wake Me Up." The video features Brown dreaming about the woman he loves as he chases her through various landscapes while he sings. It’s the 4th single from his new album “Fortune.”
Britney Spears: We Haven’t Found A Contestant With The X Factor… Yet
Talk about a tough judge. Britney Spears has been telling X Factor contestants they don’t have it. So far, none has stood out. The other 3 judges say she has no problem speaking her mind…she has experience. Britney wants a contestant to earn the title with real skill.
Miley Cyrus’ brother Trace ends his engagement
It looks like Miley will be the only Cyrus walking down the aisle in the near future. Her brother, Trace Cyrus, and fiancée Brenda Song (a Disney girl) have called it quits eight months after getting engaged. They both have decided to focus on their careers.
Oprah interviews Kardashian-Jenner clan Sunday
Oprah Winfrey talks to Kardashian-Jenner family members in an interview Sunday on OWN. Included are Khloe’s husband, Lamar Odom, and Kourtney’s boyfriend, Scott Disick. It will be followed by the second part of Winfrey's interview with rapper "50 Cent."
Julianne Hough Was Afraid Of Ryan Seacrest
Julianne Hough was afraid of dating Ryan Seacrest. He is 14 years older. She resisted a relationship because he is so ''powerful and influential.'' They now have to schedule time to be together. She says she knows her limits: ''Don’t go too far…everything in moderation.''
Maria Menounos suspects abuse during doctor visits
Maria Menounos has revealed she believes she was abused by doctors in her past. She went to one about a sore throat, and he touched her genitals. Male gynecologists seem to take an unhealthy interest in her belly button ring. She now has her boyfriend go in with her.
Carrie Underwood Comes Out In Support Of Gay Marriage
Carrie Underwood has voiced her support of the legalization of gay marriage in the U.S. Her own marriage has made her believe all American citizens should be allowed to marry who they want. “I think we should all have the right to love publicly the people we want to love."
Snooki Reveals Baby Names
Snooki is going to name her baby Lorenzo or Giada. She is expecting her first child with fiance Jionni LaValle in September. They are planning to give it an Italian name, whatever the sex. Snooki has decided to give up alcohol completely...at least while pregnant.
Vanessa and Kobe may try to get back together.
Vanessa Bryant and husband Kobe are working on a reconciliation. She filed for divorce in December. She can be legally divorced as of Monday. He signed over the deeds to 3 mansions to her while they were working out details. They are spending time together.
Denise Richards & Richie Sambora Split - Again
Denise Richards and Richie Sambora have reportedly split again, just weeks after they went public with their rekindled romance. Friends say they had an epic argument before the CMT Awards in Nashville last week. Denise told Sambora she wouldn’t continue the relationship.
Oscars venue reopens as Dolby Theatre
The venue for the Oscars has a new name - and sound. The Kodak Theatre has reopened with a new audio-visual system and new signage as the Dolby Theatre. The theater has hosted the Academy Awards since 2002.
ABC's Robin Roberts has blood, bone marrow disorder
"Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts has a new health fight on her hands. She is beginning chemotherapy treatment for a blood and bone marrow disease. She is expected to get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister sometime this fall.
Russell Brand Wants Knighthood
Russell Brand thinks he deserves a knighthood. The former drug addict has been open about his admiration of Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family. He now lives in Los Angeles. He was upset to miss the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London last week.
Lady Gaga was struck on the head by a pole while performing a concert in New Zealand. A backup performer accidentally struck her with a set prop while removing it from the stage. Gaga received a concussion, but finished the show. It was the 3rd of 3 shows in Auckland.
'X Factor' judges walk out of auditions
The four judges of "The X Factor" walked out of Missouri auditions Saturday. A contestant refused to face them as he sang. The contestant, not noticing the departure, continued to sing after the judges left. All but Britney came back. She returned for a later taping.
Katy Perry Had To Be Helped Out Of Club
Katy Perry had to be helped out of Justin Bieber's party in London Sunday morning. Party-goers said she had way too much to drink, and had to be helped by her bodyguards and assistants. They say her rear was briefly exposed as she was helped into her car.
Kris Humphries finds out Ex-Flame is too hot to handle
Kris Humphries’ lawyers contacted FBI agents Friday. They claim ex-flame Myla Sinanaj tried to extort him by demanding a large sum of money. She threatened to release damaging information about their relationship. She refused to sign a non-disclosure.
'Jersey Shore' cast member Deena arrested in NJ
“Jersey Shore’s” Deena Cortese was arrested in Seaside Heights Sunday afternoon on a disorderly conduct charge. She was standing in the middle of a street, slapping cars that were driving by. An officer placed her under arrest. She was later released on a summons.
Nude Photos of Snooki Leak
Snooki is the latest celebrity to have nude photos of her released on the Internet. Old photos surfaced Friday on The Daily Mail's website. Snooki's rep confirmed they are her, but it remains unclear who leaked them. She’s in the buff, in an untied robe.
D'Angelo makes 1st US appearance in 12 years
D'Angelo made his first live U.S. appearance in 12 years at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee early Sunday. His band powered thru a 90-minute jam session. He was introduced by Questlove. He’ll be at the Essence Music Festival in July.
Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves wed
Matthew McConaughey married longtime girlfriend Camila Alves at their home in Austin, Texas, Saturday night. Several dozen guests spent the night camping out in air-conditioned tents. She now prefers to be known as Camila McConaughey. They have 2 children.
Troy Aikman gets out of marriage paying ex-wife chump change
NFL legend Troy Aikman is making good on his post-divorce promises. He and ex-wife Rhonda quietly divorced in April 2011 after ten years of marriage. He has paid her $1.75 million to fulfill his end of their agreement. He’s worth $25 million.
Tommy Chong has prostate cancer
Tommy Chong, of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, announced he has prostate cancer. He is 74. He noticed symptoms years ago, but was diagnosed last month. He is treating it with hemp oil and cannabis. He said the cancer is "a slow stage one.”
Kim Kardashian buys Kanye West a Lamborghini
Kim Kardashian bought boyfriend Kanye West a $750,000 Lamborghini for his birthday. He turned 35 on Friday. He’s currently in Ireland on the Watch the Throne tour. She sent him a video of his new toy. On Twitter, Kanye thanked his fans for a wonderful birthday.
Lindsay Lohan: My Brakes Failed!
Lindsay Lohan claims the brakes on her rented Porsche failed, causing her to hit the back of a tractor-trailer. She originally said the truck cut her off. Witnesses said that was not the case. She suffered cuts and bruises. The truck driver says he was offered a bribe.
'Sparkle' soundtrack set for July 31 release
Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be out July 31 from RCA Records. The album release precedes the Aug. 17 theater opening. The remake of the 1976 film stars Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston. Cee Lo green is also on the album.
Donald Trump sues former Miss Pennsylvania
Donald Trump is making good on his word. The Miss Universe Organization is suing Miss Pennsylvania USA Shannon Minnon for saying the Miss USA pageant was "fixed." On Friday, she said she was "prepared to continue to pursue the truth."
Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry salute minister T.D. Jakes
Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey were among celebs who turned out in Dallas to celebrate T.D. Jakes' 35 years of ministry Friday night. Jakes, senior pastor The Potter's House, was moved by all the tributes. "It's hard to overwhelm me, but you've done it this time!"
Jessica Chastain named new face of YSL
Jessica Chastain, who earned an Oscar nomination for The Help, has a new job. Fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has tapped the red-haired beauty to be the face of its new fragrance called Manifesto. She can currently be heard in Madagascar 3.
Was Pacquiao-Bradley fight fixed? Likely
If you saw the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight, you know it ended in a split decision. Strangely, it was crystal clear Pacquiao won the fight easily. Back on May 29, Bradley tweeted a poster of a rematch…on Nov 10, 2012. That would mean the fight was fixed.
Octomom's home auction postponed
The foreclosure auction of "Octomom" Nadya Suleman's California home was postponed for the fourth time. The home was set to be auctioned Thursday on the steps of Orange City Hall. Her new jobs may be making her enough to hang on to the house.
1960s 'Green Acres' character actor Frank Cady dies
Frank Cady, the general-store owner on the sitcom "Green Acres," has died. He was 96. He played Sam Drucker on "Green Acres," "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverly Hillbillies." He also had a recurring role as Doc Williams on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet."
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted – (Animated) The animals are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. Features the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Cedric the Entertainer. Rated PG.
Prometheus - A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Stars Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Sean Harris. Rated R.
Bel Ami – (Limited Release) A man travels through 1890s Paris using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth. Stars Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas. Rated R.
'American Idol' winner Phillips undergoes surgery
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips is recovering from surgery to remove kidney stones. A spokeswoman for “Idol” producer 19 Entertainment said the Wednesday operation went well. Phillips will be ready for the July 6 start of the "American Idol" national concert tour.
Rihanna into top 10 for 22nd time
Rihanna registers her 22nd top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Her dance-infused "Where Have You Been" jumps to #9. Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra, spends an 8th week at No. 1. Madonna has had a record 38 top 10s over her career.
Simon Cowell Battling Bronchitis
Simon Cowell has been sidelined by bronchitis. He has pulled out of X Factor audition rounds in Kansas today and tomorrow so he can rest at home in Los Angeles. Louis Walsh from the British X Factor will fill in for him so filming stays on schedule.
Taylor Swift Avoids John Mayer Run-In
Taylor Swift and John Mayer had a near run-in Tuesday when they dined at the same restaurant. They were both with friends at Tower Bar inside West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel. Both demanded tables on opposite sides. Staff noted a lot of angry tension.
Robin Gibb's funeral today
A horse-drawn carriage will carry the body of Robin Gibb through his hometown in North London today. The Bee Gees star died of complications of cancer last month. He was 62. His casket will be carried through town before a private family service at St. Mary's Church.
Fleetwood Mac Star Bob Welch Found Dead
Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch died from suicide at age 65. Police say he shot himself in the chest. He was found by his wife at their home in Nashville. A suicide note was found near the body. He joined in 1971 and was replaced by Lindsey Buckingham in 1974.
Pink Has Gallbladder Removed
Pink is resting at home after having her gallbladder removed in L.A. She underwent the operation after being admitted last week with crippling stomach pains. She missed performing at a fundraiser for President Obama. Her daughter also turned 1 last week.
Singer Lauryn Hill faces federal tax charges in NJ
Lauryn Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for several years. She earned more than $1.6 million during 2005, 2006 and 2007. She lives in South Orange, just west of Newark, NJ. She is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on June 29.
Jessica Simpson baby cover doesn't pay off for 'People'
Don't you care about Jessica Simpson and her baby? People sure thought you would. They paid her $850,000 for the pics. The issue sold only 950,000 copies. That’s under its average of 1.3 million a week. While it didn't pay off for People, it obviously did for Simpson.
Charlie Sheen loses it at hockey game
Charlie Sheen had a meltdown Wednesday night. He was at the Staples Center during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup hockey playoffs. He left the stadium to take a smoke break. A security guard wouldn’t let him back in. He cussed her out, then left.
Robert Pattinson Rules Out Twilight Return
Robert Pattinson doesn't think he'd return to the 'Twilight Saga' for ''a billion dollars''. He portrayed vampire Edward Cullen in all five movies. He had to wear uncomfortable contact lenses for the role. He stars in “Bel Ami,” about a man living in 1890s Paris, out today.
Scotty McCreery graduates from Garner High School
Congrats to Scotty McCreery. The American Idol 2011 winner has graduated from Garner High School in Raleigh, along with 462 of his classmates. He plans to attend North Carolina State University in the fall. He won a CMT Video Award Wednesday night.
Miley Cyrus' parents approve of marriage to Liam Hemsworth
You think Miley Cyrus is too young to get married? Her parents don’t. They are thrilled with her plan to wed Liam Hemsworth, who is 22. She is 19. Tish and Billy Ray Cyrus tweeted their blessings: “All we want is for our kids to find happiness, peace of mind, & true love."
Britney Spears’ X Factor Gig Could End Conservatorship
Britney Spears job performance may influence a real judge in court. She wants her conservatorship to end so she can gain full control of her personal and professional life. Her potential independence may come down to how she handles the stresses of The X Factor.
Amy Winehouse Statue In Camden?
A life-size bronze statue of Amy Winehouse could be put up in a venue near her home. She died in her house in Camden, North London, last year. Her father Mitch wants it at the Roundhouse concert hall. He has to raise the funds, and is asking corporations to help.
Hollywood Palladium Up For Sale
The one-time home of the Emmy and Grammy Awards is on the market. The Hollywood Palladium is expected to fetch $60 million. The fabled Sunset Boulevard property is currently being leased by event promoters at Live Nation.
Michelle Williams Designing Charity Fashion Range
R&B singer Michelle Williams is releasing her own clothing collection. She is following in the footsteps of Beyonce and working on her own fashion range, which will hit store shelves in 2013. Part of the proceeds will be donated to charity.
Usher Cleans His Own Restaurant Cutlery
R&B superstar Usher insists on cleaning his own silverware with boiling hot water whenever he dines out. He tells People magazine, "It's my pet peeve when I go to a restaurant and the silverware isn't new. I ask for a glass of boiling water, and put my silverware in it.”
Dwayne Johnson Sells Estate For A Cool $4.9 Million
'The Rock' Dwayne Johnson has sold his mansion in Hidden Hills, Hollywood for $4.9 million. The property is 22 miles from Hollywood, and is being purchased by a businessman. The house has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an infinity pool and a home theatre.
Model arrested for swiping Axl Rose's jewels
Axl Rose can stop fuming now. French police arrested a model in connection with the theft of his gold necklaces and diamonds worth around $200,000. She returned the items to a police station in central Paris. She did not explain how she got them.
Miss USA contestant claims pageant was 'fixed,' Trump says no
Miss Pennsylvania USA has turned in her Tiara. Sheena Monnin said on Facebook she believes Sunday's competition was fixed. Another contestant saw a show script with the top 5 contestants listed, before the show. Donald Trump said it was only a rehearsal sheet.
NBC won’t say if AGT contestant made it to the finals
NBC will milk the "America's Got Talent" controversy. Contestant Timothy Michael Poe claimed he was hurt at war. His military records claim otherwise. His background would be checked only if he made it to the final rounds. The live telecasts begin July 2.
Carrie Underwood takes her 3rd video of year win at CMTs
Carrie Underwood won Video of the Year at last night’s Country Music Television Awards. She was the only multiple award winner. She’s won 9 CMT Awards since 2006, matching Taylor Swift. Lady Antebellum won group video of the year for "We Owned the Night."
Sheryl Crow Thanks Fans For Support
Sheryl Crow has thanked fans for their well-wishes, after news broke that she has a benign brain tumor. She tweeted to fans she’s “feeling healthy, happy & working on my new record.” She will appear on the Tony Awards this Sunday night.
Will the Sixth Season of Jersey Shore Be the Show's Last?
In Touch is reporting the 6th Season of Jersey Shore will be its last. When the cast arrived in Seaside Heights to begin filming on May 31, a producer announced it will be the final year. TV Guide says MTV has made no official decision on the show’s future.
Rihanna Pulls Out Of U.K. Trip
Rihanna has pulled out of a planned trip to London. She was due to fly into the British capital on Wednesday. Her management axed her flight, citing "sickness". She is due to move to the U.K. for 10 weeks while filming a new TV show to find a new fashion designer.
Bobbi Kristina Off the Hook In Underage Gambling Case
Bobbi Kristina won't be prosecuted for underage gambling at a Vegas casino last month. Police have closed the case due to insufficient evidence. She was with her 22-year-old boyfriend, Nick Gordon, at the MGM Resort . The legal gambling age in Vegas is 21.
Actress-author Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper) files for divorce
The wonder years are over for Danica McKellar and her husband of three years…she has filed for divorce. She cited irreconcilable differences for the breakup from composer Michael Verta. They have a 2-year-old son. She was Winnie Cooper on "The Wonder Years."
Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' dies
Science fiction-fantasy master Ray Bradbury has died at age 91. He became a writer after a chance meeting with a carnival magician at age 12. A stroke in 1999 forced him to use a wheelchair. He wrote his 1953 classic "Fahrenheit 9/11" in 9 days on a rented typewriter.
Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth are engaged, she gets 3½ carat rock
It turns out "The Last Song" was only the beginning for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth. The couple met on the set of that movie in 2009. They announced their engagement Wednesday morning. He is 22, she is 19. He gave her a 3.5-carat diamond ring.
Amanda Bynes pleads not guilty in DUI case
An attorney for Amanda Bynes entered a not-guilty plea on her behalf in a DUI case. She did not attend the arraignment Wednesday in Beverly Hills. In March, she was arrested after grazing a sheriff's patrol car. On twitter, she asked President Obama to fire the cop.
Elvis Presley joins Tupac in hologram likeness
Digital Domain Media Group is creating an Elvis Presley hologram. They've gotten the OK from Elvis Presley Enterprises. The same company created the Tupac Shakur hologram for the Coachella music festival. Elvis remains popular despite his death in 1977.
Lil Wayne Recovering From Shoulder Injury
Lil Wayne was in agony on the set of his latest music video after injuring his shoulder while skateboarding. “Pop That” was shot alongside Drake and Rick Ross over the Memorial Day weekend. Despite the intense pain, he went through with the shoot.
Gisele Bundchen pregnant with baby No. 2
Gisele Bundchen is confirmed pregnant with her second child. She and husband Tom Brady have a 2-year-old son named Benjamin. She is now into her third month. Brady also has a 4-year-old son named Jack with his ex-girlfriend, actress Bridget Moynahan.
Axl Rose robbed of $200,000 in jewelry
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose was robbed in Paris of 3 gold-and-diamond necklaces worth $200,000. They disappeared during a private gathering after the band's show at Bercy stadium. The group is scheduled to play in Germany tomorrow.
Sherri Shepherd Files Police Report Over Cyber-Bullying
Sherri Shepherd turned to the police on Wednesday to file a report for harassment on Twitter. Someone threatened to do her harm. Police are tracking down the poster. Shepherd told her followers, "Online bullying needs 2 stop.”
Donald Trump Sets His Sights On Florida Movie Studio
Donald Trump is planning to build a major TV and movie studio in Florida. Trump Studio City would be built near Homestead Air Reserve Base. The Miami-Dade County Commission voted unanimously to approve a feasibility study. It will be bigger than Universal Studios.
Kardashian Sisters To Launch Make-Up Line
Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are releasing a cosmetics line. Khroma Beauty will include mascaras, eye shadows and Kardazzle Compacts. The Kardashian girls have already put their names to books, fragrances, fashion, jewelery, swimwear, and a home collection.
Robin Gibb Funeral To Feature Horse-Drawn Carriage
Robin Gibb's coffin will be transported to his funeral tomorrow (Friday) in a horse-drawn carriage through his home town. The service will take place at St Mary's Church in Oxfordshire. He died from kidney failure last month at age 62.
Angelina Jolie Warns Clooney About Pranks
Angelina Jolie has warned George Clooney not to play any practical jokes at her wedding. She is engaged to George's best friend Brad Pitt. She doesn’t want any pranks to ruin their big day. He gave his word, but admitted it'll be tough to resist the temptation.
**BREAKING NEWS: MILEY CYRUS IS ENGAGED!!! 19 year old Miley accepted the proposal & a 3.5 carat diamond ring from her boyfriend of 3 years Liam Hemsworth.
Sheryl Crow has Brain Tumor, but doing OK
Sheryl Crow has discovered she has a brain tumor. She had an MRI scan after she forgot the words to songs. It is benign (not spreading) & she has no symptoms, other than occasional memory loss. She is also a breast cancer survivor. She is now 50.
John Mayer criticizes Taylor Swift for 'Dear John'
John Mayer is sure Taylor Swift’s sing “Dear John” is about him. In a new Rolling Stone interview, he called “Dear John” cheap songwriting and said he didn't deserve it. The song dresses down a former boyfriend. Swift has never revealed who “John” is.
Aretha Franklin gets honorary degree from Princeton
Princeton University has respected Aretha Franklin with an honorary doctorate of music. She was one of six people to receive the award at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. She also has honorary doctor of music degrees from Berklee College of Music and Yale University.
Aretha Franklin Planning BET Tribute To Whitney Houston
Aretha Franklin plans to pay tribute to Whitney Houston at the 2012 BET Awards. Houston will be remembered in a special segment at the upcoming awards. Franklin had to miss Houston’s funeral due to foot and leg problems. The BET Awards take place July 1.
Roberto Martinez Will Be The New Bachelor
According to Life & Style, Roberto Martinez will be the next “Bachelor.” He appeared on season six of The Bachelorette, having proposed to Ali Fedotowsky during the finale. Fedotowsky called off their engagement after 18 months. ABC says he hasn’t been signed.
Kris Humphreys secret girlfriend exposed…no more tears for Kim
Kris Humphries has a new girlfriend. He flew Myla Sinanaj from New York City to Miami to spend last weekend with him. They reportedly have been seeing each other since January. She works at a 5-star hotel in NY. She secretly attended some of his games.
No record of AGT singer's claimed combat injury
A singer who appeared on "America's Got Talent" Monday night claimed he was injured during a grenade blast in Afghanistan. 35-year-old Timothy Michael Poe did serve in the military, and was there. But the military says there’s no record of any combat injuries.
Amanda Bynes charged with DUI in LA, drunk texts Obama?
Amanda Bynes will be in court in Beverly Hills today. She’s charged with DUI for grazing a sheriff’s patrol car April 6 while making a turn. Her license could be suspended. Yesterday, she asked President Obama on Twitter to fire the cop who arrested her.
MTV's 'Teen Mom' gets 5 years in prison
MTV's best-known "Teen Mom" has been sentenced to 5 years in prison. Amber Portwood opted out of a drug-treatment program. She pleaded guilty in February to felony possession. She declined probation and asked for jail. Her young daughter is now 3.
Bruce and Demi's daughter Scout arrested in NYC
The underage daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis was caught drinking in public Monday night and carrying a fake ID. New York Police found 20-year-old Scout Willis sipping a beer in Union Square, in violation of an open-container law. She’s due in court July 21.
Paris Jackson talks to Oprah for Sunday interview
Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, talks about her late father in an interview with Oprah Winfrey airing Sunday. Paris, who is now 14, will discuss how she’s doing 3 years after her father’s death. The same show will include an interview with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson.
Mark Wahlberg Backs Facebook Graduation Drive
Actor Mark Wahlberg has asked fans to celebrate his birthday by donating to an educational charity. He turned 41 on Tuesday. He posted a graduation cap on his Facebook page. For every “like” click, Taco Bell will donate a matching $5 to help teens stay in school.
Kim Kardashian's new Perfume
Kim Kardashian is set to release her fourth scent, entitled True Reflection. It contains white florals, chocolate and plum. She says it smells unique. The scent is intended to be worn at night. She loves it when people compliment her on her smell.
Kelly Clarkson: I Hated Life After 'American Idol'
Kelly Clarkson says she hated life in the years following her 'American Idol' win. She told Redbook Magazine the show's makers were out for themselves. She won in 2002 at age 19. She almost quit several times. She is now a mentor on the talent show “Duets.”
VH1 plans 1990s R&B countdown
VH1 plans to air a 2-hour special called "40 Greatest R&B Songs of the '90s" this month. The program is to air June 21. It will feature Usher, Boyz II Men, SWV, Keith Sweat, Color Me Badd and other artists discussing the "golden decade" of R&B music.
Platters founder Herb Reed dead at 83
Herb Reed, the last surviving member of the vocal quintet The Platters, has died in Massachusetts after a period of declining health. He was 83 when he died Monday. The Platters released over 400 recordings between July 1955 and August 1968.
The settlement agreement between Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels has been made public. Melissa must pay Tammy $13,000 a month in spousal support and $10,000 a month child support. Tammy also gets a 50% cut of music royalties for their time together.
Debra Messing Files for Divorce
Debra Messing has filed for divorce. The former “Will and Grace” star filed her petition in Los Angeles on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences. She and Daniel Zelman married in Sept. 2000. They separated in February 2010. They have an 8-year-old son.
Lindsay Lohan's movie career comeback has started. She arrived on set Monday to begin work on TV biopic Liz & Dick. She will portray late movie icon Elizabeth Taylor. Grant Bowler plays Richard Burton. It will air on the Lifetime cable channel.
Celine Dion admits 'Titanic' song could make her sick, too
Ever get tired of hearing Celine Dion sing “My heart Will Go On?” Celine says try singing it at every show. She gets tired of it too…but knows fans enjoy hearing it performed live. She recently returned to Las Vegas after taking a 5-week break to rest her vocal cords.
Justin Bieber Announces His Second Fragrance Called 'Girlfriend'
Justin Bieber has revealed his newest fragrance will be called "Girlfriend." He talked to his fans via video about a contest for his new perfume. Fans can re-write his hit song "Boyfriend" about being his GF. The winner will get to see Justin in concert and meet him.
Joe Jonas, Nelly & Gloria Estefan Set For New TV Talent Show
Queen Latifah is producing a new “American Idol” type reality show. Judges for “Fame Is At Your Doorstep” will be Nelly, Gloria Estefan, Joe Jonas and John Rich. They will live with aspiring singers and mentor them for 72 hours. The contestants must audition to advance.
Mel Gibson’s Dad Files For Divorce
Mel Gibson's dad has just filed for divorce. 93-year-old Hutton Gibson cited irreconcilable differences from Teddy Joye Gibson, who is in her 70's. He wants spousal support and payment of attorney's fees. They married in 2002. Hutton had 11 kids with Mel’s Mom Anne.
ABC filling 'Glass House' with 14 contestants
The list of contestants for ABC's "The Glass House" is out. 14 people will become housemates & compete for a $250,000 prize. Audience feedback will decide who stays. CBS claims the show violates trade secrets from "Big Brother." "Glass House" debuts June 18.
Cissy Houston writing book about Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's life is being remembered in a book by her mother, singer Cissy Houston. She has a deal with HarperCollins for a memoir about her daughter. The book comes out next Feb. A portion of proceeds will be donated to New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ.
Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Ni**as in Paris' tweet sparks controversy
A storm of controversy on Twitter. Gwyneth Paltrow tweeted the name of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s N-word song in a comment under a concert photo. Bloggers lined up for and against the comment. Producer The Dream claims he did it. The posters believe otherwise.
Drake Announces Third Ovo Festival
Rapper Drake has invited hip-hop's hottest new acts to join him onstage at the third annual Ovo festival in his native Toronto, Canada. He will headline the August 5 event at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Joining him will be The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky and 2 Chainz.
Blue Ivy goes to Paris with Mom and Dad
Cute alert: Blue Ivy Carter is showing off her tootsies in Paris! Blue, who turns 5 months old Thursday, is in the City of Lights with parents Beyonce and Jay-Z. He’s on his Watch the Throne tour with Kanye West. Beyonce just wrapped up 4 concerts in Atlantic City.
Adele Thought Elton John Was Prank Caller
Adele mistook Elton John for a prank caller and refused to talk to him. She received his call before attending the Grammy Awards. She thought someone was playing a joke on her. He finally convinced her, and wished her luck. She went on to win 6 Grammys.
Lady Gaga And Taylor Kinney Back On
Lady Gaga and ex-boyfriend Taylor Kinney have reportedly reunited. The 'Vampire Diaries' actor joined her in Thailand, then continued on to Singapore with her last week. They split in early May after ten months together, due to her demanding schedule.
Carly Simon Lands Publishing Deal For Memoir
Veteran singer Carly Simon is finally putting pen to paper to write her autobiography. She is now 66, and has been mulling over the idea of documenting her life for the past two years. Her biggest hit was “You’re So Vain.” She was previously marriage to James Taylor.
"The Hunger Games" won 4 MTV Movie Awards out of 8 nominations. The Harry Potter and Twilight sequels were also multiple-award winners. “Breaking Dawn - Part 1" won for movie of the year. Johnny Depp was given the MTV Generation Award for lifetime achievement.
Winners from the MTV Movie Awards
- Movie of the Year: "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1." - Best Male Performance: Josh Hutcherson, "The Hunger Games." - Best Female Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, "The Hunger Games." - Breakthrough Performance: Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants." - Best Comedic Performance: Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids." - Best Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." - Best Hero: Harry Potter, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." - Best Music: LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," "21 Jump Street." - Best Kiss: Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson, "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1." - Best Fight: Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig, "The Hunger Games." - Best On-Screen Dirtbag: Jennifer Aniston, "Horrible Bosses." - Best On-Screen Transformation: Elizabeth Banks, "The Hunger Games." - Best Gut-Wrenching Performance: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper, "Bridesmaids." - MTV Trailblazer Award: Emma Stone. - MTV Generation Award: Johnny Depp.
20-year-old Rhode Island cellist wins Miss USA
A 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island is the new Miss USA. Olivia Culpo will represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant in Dec. She topped a field of 51 contestants. She is a sophomore at Boston University. Miss Virginia was not among the finalists.
Elton John Back On Stage, ready to play for the Queen
Elton John returned to the stage last night for the first time since his recent health scare. He braved wet and windy conditions at Somerset County Cricket Ground in London to play his biggest hits. Tonight, he will perform for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
Madonna Booed After Late Show Start
Madonna risked the wrath of fans after showing up late to her first concert in the United Arab Emirates. She kept the crowd waiting for more than 90 minutes before she appeared onstage Sunday. She was booed. She’s back for a second show in Dubai tonight.
'Feud' host Richard Dawson dead at 79
Richard Dawson, who hosted "Family Feud" for 20 years, died this weekend. He died at a Los Angeles hospital from esophageal cancer. He was 79. Dawson played a British POW on the popular "Hogan's Heroes" sitcom in the 1960s.
Andy Samberg is leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
Andy Samberg's time in Studio 8H has come to an end. He is leaving "Saturday Night Live." He first joined "SNL" in 2005 and has seen several of his Digital Shorts go viral. He played Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Wahlberg, & Shy Ronnie. Kristen Wiig also won’t be back.
Rihanna Visits Sick Grandmother In Hospital
Rihanna put family first on Saturday after jetting into New York to visit her beloved grandmother in a hospital. She flew in from New Orleans. Her grandmother is being treated for cancer. She posted a pic of them together on Twitter, then flew on to L.A.
Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift take stage for Wal-Mart
On Friday, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift were among stars that took the stage at Wal-Mart's annual shareholder meeting. It was the retailer’s 50th-anniversary. Other performers included Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, and the Zac Brown Band.
Bill Clinton wants George Clooney to play him in biopic
Who would Bill Clinton like to see play him in a movie? George Clooney. “Brad Pitt is too good looking.” He suggested Meryl Streep to play wife Hilary. His top 2 favorite movies? The classics “High Noon” and “Casablanca.” “I watch them over and over and never get tired.”
Disney World bumps up ticket prices
Florida's Walt Disney World is bumping up the price of its single-day ticket $4 to $89. The increase comes on the heels of an increase in the basic ticket price at nearby Universal Orlando to $88. Season passes sold to Florida residents increased to $299 per year.
Barrymore marries Kopelman
Drew Barrymore married art consultant Will Kopelman Saturday at her estate in Montecito, California. About 200 people attended the Jewish wedding ceremony. It is the third marriage for Barrymore, who is pregnant.
“Housewive’s” Kathryn Joosten dead of lung cancer
Actress Kathryn Joosten died of lung cancer Saturday. She was 72. She played Karen McCluskey in "Desperate Housewives." She fought lung cancer for 11 years. She also played the president’s secretary Mrs. Landingham in The West Wing.
Brian Mcknight Song Video Banned From Youtube
A sexually explicit song Brian Mcknight recorded has been pulled from YouTube. He wrote the racy track for an adult website that helped sell song an explicit song he released in April. He has assured fans this is not his new musical direction - it was all part of a prank.
Hugh Hefner Dating Crystal Harris Again
Some guys just never learn at any age: Playboy boss Hugh Hefner has reconciled with his runaway bride Crystal Harris. She walked out on him last June just 4 days before their wedding. He welcomed her back last week. She confirmed on Twitter they are together.
Snow White & the Huntsman – An evil queen is out to destroy the fairSnow White. But the girl persuades the huntsman who was dispatched to kill her to train her in the art of war. Stars Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron. Rated PG-13.
Battlefield America - A youth hip-hop dance crew struggles to compete in the battle dance culture in Long Beach, California. Stars Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones and Lynn Whitfield. Rated PG-13.
Piranha 3DD - After the terror unleashed on Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood thirsty piranhas are back at a water park. Stars Christopher Lloyd, David Hasselhoff, Gary Busey, Ving Rhames, Paul Scheer and Danielle Panabaker. Rated R. (It will be streamed on Facebook for $6.99 in HD or $7.99 in 3D via PayPal, Facebook Credits or credit card.
Lil Wayne welcome but needs ticket
Rapper Lil Wayne wanted to attend an NBA playoff game in Oklahoma City last night. His reps asked for front-row tickets. No-go. The game was sold out. He tweeted he was “denied” access to the arena. The team responded: if they had tickets, he was welcome.
Justin Bieber walks into glass wall, suffers concussion
Justin Bieber walked into a glass wall backstage during his concert in Paris last night. He managed to complete his set on stage, but passed out briefly in his dressing room. He reassured fans he is fine. He injured his hip performing in Norway Wednesday night.
49 girls hurt at Bieber show in Norway
Dozens of teenage girls suffered minor injuries during a stampede at Justin Bieber’s concert in Oslo, Norway. 49 young women were hurt, with 14 taken to a hospital for treatment. City officials are reviewing the incident to determine who is accountable.
Madonna kicks off world tour in Israel
Madonna kicked off her “MDNA” world tour last night near Tel Aviv, Israel. She danced, bumped, grinded and vogued in flashy costumes to a raucous crowd. She is accompanied by her children, boyfriend and a 70-person entourage. The next concert is in Abu Dhabi.
Move over Oprah: Ricki Lake launches her own magazine
Ricki Lake is gearing up for the Sept. 10 launch of her talk show. Meantime, she’s putting out a new, free digital monthly magazine called “Ricki.” Features for the June issue include why she eloped, Anti Gravity Yoga, hot beauty gadgets, and raiding your kids' closets.
No charges to be filed in Utah 'Sister Wives' case
Bigamy charges will not be pursued in Utah against the polygamous family of "Sister Wives." The case against Kody Brown and his four wives has been closed. Brown moved his wives and 16 children from Utah to the Las Vegas area in January 2011.
Usher To Debut Virtual Dancers At London Gig
Usher is set to stage a first in London on June 11. He performs at the Hammersmith Apollo with a troupe of virtual dancers. They will appear as avatars created by fans watching the webcast. The digital dancers will appear during Usher's performance of new track Scream.
Marilyn Monroe Hologram Concert In The Works
Marilyn Monroe will be hitting the stage this year in the form of a hologram. A concert featuring the screen legend will be taking place later this year with the working title Virtual Marilyn Live. It’s by the same company that made the Tupac hologram for Coachella.
'Independence Day' to get 3-D re-release
Prepare for the White House to be blown to smithereens. Again. 20th Century Fox will re-release Independence Day in 3-D for the July 4th weekend in 2013. Released in 1996, the original Independence Day raked in $306 million domestically and $511 million overseas.
Martin Short on Gifford gaffe: 'People make mistakes'
Martin Short is taking the high, high road. He’s not dwelling on Kathie Lee Gifford’s questioning about his marriage. His wife died 2 years ago. Gifford was unaware. Short told the press Thursday, "On live television, people make mistakes. There's no ill will intended."
Kate Walsh leaving 'Private Practice' after Season 6
Kate Walsh has decided to leave "Private Practice" after next season. Dr. Addison Montgomery first made her appearance on "Grey's Anatomy." There’s also word that this is the show’s last season. Tim Daly recently announced that he will not be back for Season 6.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West both list LA homes
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have quietly put their LA homes on the market. They are looking to rent a place with secure gates. Both homes are “pocket listed,” meaning they don't show up in real estate documents. Agents cannot disclose who owned the homes.
Michael McKean moves from hospital to rehab
Michael McKean, who was hit by a car in Manhattan May 22, has been released from the hospital. He was starring in a Broadway production when the accident left him with a broken leg. He has moved to Roosevelt Hospital for rehabilitation. He thanked his fans.
Honey Boo Boo gets her own 'Toddlers & Tiaras' spinoff
6-year-old Alana Thompson, known to Toddlers & Tiaras viewers as Honey Boo Boo, will star in her own series on TLC. Six half-hour episodes of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo will air in August. Her family lives in rural Georgia. Her 17-year-old sister is pregnant.
Brooke Mueller Back in Rehab
Brooke Mueller has checked herself back into rehab for substance abuse. She recently visited ex-husband Charlie Sheen. He felt she needed to be checked out by an addiction specialist. She went to rehab following her December cocaine arrest in Aspen.